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Fund JSTNX JHFunds2 Short Term Government Inc NAV VSBSX Vanguard Short-Term Govt Bd Idx Admiral VGSH Vanguard Short-Term Government Bond ETF  
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100% 95% 95%
Annual Fees
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$63.23
(0.62% Exp. Ratio)
$7.14
(0.07% Exp. Ratio)
$7.14
(0.07% Exp. Ratio)
Future Est. Balance in 30 yrs
Assuming 1.99% annual return
$14,992.58 $17,692.26 $17,692.26
Est. savings over 30 yrs +$2,699.68 +$2,699.68
Return
As of 12/31/16
1 YR RETURN 0.18%
3 YR 0.56%
5 YR 0.38%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.78%
3 YR 0.60%
5 YR 0.49%
10 YR --
1 YR RETURN 0.77%
3 YR 0.60%
5 YR 0.50%
10 YR --
Description
The investment seeks a high level of current income consistent with preservation of capital; maintaining a stable share price is a secondary goal. The fund invests at least 80% of its net assets (plus borrowings for investment purposes) in obligations issued or guaranteed by the U.S. government and its agencies, authorities or instrumentalities. It may invest in higher-risk securities, including U.S. dollar-denominated foreign government securities and asset-backed securities. The fund may also invest up to 10% of its net assets in foreign governmental high yield securities rated as low as B and their unrated equivalents.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury and U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as corporate or dollar-denominated foreign debt guaranteed by the U.S. government, all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.
The investment seeks to track the performance of a market-weighted government bond index with a short-term dollar-weighted average maturity. The fund employs an indexing investment approach designed to track the performance of the Bloomberg Barclays U.S. 1-3 Year Government Float Adjusted Index. This index includes fixed income securities issued by the U.S. Treasury and U.S. government agencies and instrumentalities, as well as corporate or dollar-denominated foreign debt guaranteed by the U.S. government, all with maturities between 1 and 3 years. At least 80% of the fund's assets will be invested in bonds included in the index.

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